At SCET

Teaching

  • This website is a creation for students, a learning portal helping me implementing FLIPPED CLASSROOM technique as well a handy resource for making a reference;
  • Taught in subjects of B. E. Civil – Mechanics of Solids, Elements of Civil Engineering, Building and Town Planning, Advanced Surveying, Building Construction, Urban Transportation System, Construction Management & Equipment, Professional Practice and Valuation, Project – 1, Project – 2;
  • Taught in subjects of M. E. Town & Country Planning – Infrastructure & Transportation Planning, Urban Governance & Development Management, Planning for Disaster Management, Geo-Spatial Techniques, Urban Housing, Politics & Public Policies Planning, Tourism Planning & Development, Legal Issues in Urban Planning, Planning Studio, Graduate Reports, Seminar, Dissertation Phase – 1, Dissertation Phase – 2;
  • Taught in Subjects of M. Arch City Design – Land use and Transportation, Project Planning and Appraisal, Development Management & Finance, Urban Infrastructure Services;
  • Taught in subjects of B. Arch – Estimation costing & specifications, Construction Management

Other Academic Activities:

  • Prepared Detailed Project Report for new branch of M. E. Civil (Town & Country Planning) at SCET in prescribed format published by AICTE;
  • Scheme & Syllabus designed and fetched approvals from GTU for a new branch of M. E. (Town & Country Planning) for Semester I, II, III & IV.

Examination works:

  • Examiner, paper setting, paper checking, supervision, external observer, external examiner duties as per orders in record
    • Gujarat Technological University, Gandhinagar
      • Paper scripts – 61 (M. E. Section only)
      • Paper scripts – 02 (B. E. Section only)
      • External Practical Examiner – 18 (at various institutes for UG/ PG exams)
      • External Dissertation Examiner – 14 (appointed at GTU)
      • Observer duty assigned by university – 14
    • Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat
      • Paper scripts – 20
    • Uka Tarsadia University (Deemed university), Tarsadi-Bardoli
      • Paper scripts – 09
      • External Practical Examiner – 08

Academic tours/ Visits coordinated/ participated:

  1. Conducted, coordinated and participated technical Topographic Survey Project at Saputara with 74 students of B. E. II Civil (3-5, April 2017) and other faculty members;
  2. Conducted, coordinated and participated technical Project tour to Ambaji, Mt. Abu with 76 students of B. E. II Civil (February 2016) and other faculty members;
  3. Planned, coordinated and conducted academic visit to Magarpatta – integrated township (25th December 2015) for M. E. (TCP) II students (18 students);
  4. Conducted, coordinated and participated technical exposure visit to GOA with students of B. E. III, B. E. IV Civil and M. E. I Town & Country Planning (23-29th March 2015);
  5. Planning, coordination and participation to “Vibrant Gujarat 2014: Looking forward to optioning of smart cities” on 17th October 2014 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar with M. E. (TCP) and M. E. Env. Engg. Students and other faculty members;
  6. Planned, coordinated and conducted academic visit to Monorail (Mumbai), Planning and development of Navi Mumbai (CIDCO and sites), Lavasa – a hill town, Amanora and Magarpatta – integrated townships and Core heritage monuments and precincts of Pune city (9th to 15th April 2014) for M. E. (TCP) I & II students and other faculty members;
  7. Visited IIT Delhi with a PG Student – Mr. Kamlesh Chandpa for discussions under his dissertation as the research work was found to be unique and original (March 2014);
  8. Conducted, coordinated and participated technical exposure visit to Ukai Dam with students of M. E. (TCP) (27th February 2014);
  9. Conducted, participated technical Project tour to Ambaji, Mt. Abu with students of B. E. II Civil (11th – 15th February 2013) and other faculty members;
  10. Planned, conducted, coordinated and participated technical exposure visit to Adalaj Vav, Sabarmati Riverfront, Gandhi Ashram, BRTS Project – Ahmedabad, Kankaria Lakefront with students of M. E. (TCP) I & II on 16th & 18th October 2013 along with Prof. Sejal S. Bhagat;
  11. Conducted, coordinated and participated technical exposure visit to Bangalore Metro Rail Project, Bangalore with students of M. E. (TCP) I and Mysore town visit during 22-23 September 2013 along with other faculty members;
  12. Conducted, coordinated and participated technical exposure visit to GERI (Laboratory division and hydrological models) with students of B. E. III Civil (16th – 17th April 2013);
  13. Conducted, coordinated and participated technical Project tour to Ambaji, Mt. Abu with students of B. E. II Civil (March 2013) and other faculty members;
  14. Conducted, coordinated and participated technical exposure visit to GOA with students of B. E. IV Civil (26th March to 2nd April 2013);
  15. Organized & Coordinated E. (TCP) – I, Sem. II students visit for visualization of planned development – Gandhinagar City and GIFT of GoG on Sunday, 10th February 2013;
  16. Participated in Academic visit to Suspension cable-stayed bridge on river Tapi with students of B. E. III Civil;
  17. Conducted, coordinated and participated technical Project tour to Ambaji, Mt. Abu with students of B. E. II Civil (March 2012) and other faculty members;
  18. Conducted a site visit for students of M. E. (Town & Country Planning) to Sewage Treatment Plant at Aanjana, Surat (20th October 2012);
  19. Conducted a site visit for students of M. Arch to Sewage Treatment Plant at Aanjana, Water Treatment Plant, Jahangirpura, Surat.

Other departmental activities:

  1. Prepared presentation for the meeting of Advisory Committee appointed for the Faculty of Civil Engineering, September 2017
  2. NBA Co-coordinator at Faculty of Civil Engineering since April 2016
  3. Intranet coordinator for ME TCP at Faculty of Civil Engineering since April 2016
  4. Timetable coordinator for Civil Engineering Department since Odd Semester 2012 (B. E. Civil, M. E. Civil, (M. E. Env. Engg. Assistance)) till Odd Semester 2014;
  5. Preparation of Orientation Manual for CED for B. E. I Civil students (Summer 2014);
  6. Prepared presentation for the meetings of Advisory Committee appointed for Civil Engineering Department, January 2014;
  7. Preparation of Action Taken Report for CED, SCET on the requisites of Shri Kashyap Mehta, SES, December 2013;
  8. Preparation of Orientation Booklet for UDP/IDP of B. E. IV Civil (Ver. 1 in May 2012; Ver. 2 in April 2013);
  9. Preparation of Orientation Manual for CED for B. E. I Civil students (Summer 2013);
  10. Conducted branch election for M. E. (TCP) during August 2013;
  11. Kshitij 2013: Appointed as Faculty Judge for “Abhivyakti” Technical paper presentation event at CED;
  12. Preparation of Orientation Manual for CED for B. E. I Civil students (Summer 2012);
  13. Khshitij-2012: Worked as Departmental Coordinator Faculty for “Abhivyakti” – Technical Paper Presentation Event at CED;
  14. Khshitij-2012: Worked as Faculty Judge for “Aavishkar” – Model Making Event at CED;
  15. Preparation & update of Department Website Content (Dec 2012) for http://www.scet.ac.in (B. E. Civil & M. E. Civil);
  16. Creation and Moderation of Department official social media presence (facebook.com/CEDSCET) since June 2012 till date;
  17. Guiding students for model presentation, paper presentation etc. for participating in tech-festival of various institutions;

 Institute/ Departmental Appointments:

  1. Coordinated as a Nodal Officer (Academic) – Mission Antyodaya of Govt. of India (Surat District, Gujarat) for the GTU affiliated colleges, September 2017
  2. Assisted in preparation of the proposal for Atal Incubation Mission Innovation Centre at SCET, September 2017
  3. Initiated chapter activities as a coordinator, NPTEL Chapter at SCET, Since June 2017
  4. Appointed as SCET Newsletter Convener at Institute level in February 2017 till date;
  5. Assisted in preparation of Presentation for NBA accreditation of four branches of engineering, October 2016
  6. Appointed as an Editor for “Chronicles” a half-yearly magazine of SCET, Surat (March 2016);
  7. Appointed as NBA Coordinator for Civil Engineering Department with other two members;
  8. Appointed as PG in charge (M.E. – Town and Country Planning) August 2015 till date;
  9. Appointed as a Nodal Officer for projects under Vishwakarma Yojana of GTU for developing sustainable and smart project proposals for village development, since June 2015
  10. Appointed as GIC Club Convener at SCET Institute level (GTU initiative through Innovation Council) in July 2014 till date; (Design Engineering Coordinator, PMMS Activities Coordinator)
  11. Appointed as Department Level GTU-Coordinator for M. E. TCP (ME Branch 048 of GTU) at the institute level (March 2014 till date;)
  12. Department Infrastructure Coordinator (since Even Semester 2016 till date;)
  13. Department Training & Placement Coordinator (since Even Semester 2013 till date;)
  14. Department E. Final Year UDP/IDP Coordinator (since Odd Semester 2012 till date;)
  15. Appointed as Department Academic Tour Committee Chairman, Database committee chairman, Expert lecture committee chairman.

 Testing/ Consultancy Services:

  1. Appointed as Committee Member “Smart city committee” at the Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Surat for the term 2017-18
  2. Appointed as Member of Inquiry Committee in Land dispute case of the Surat Municipal Corporation for EWS Housing at Kosad, May 2017 onward (Ongoing)
  3. Appointed as technical consultant member in a high-power jury appointed by the Surat Municipal Corporation for inquiry for construction of EWS houses on private land in Kosad (June 2017 till date)
  4. Served as project coordinator for “Pay & Use Public Toilet assessment and audit for Central Zone of SMC” an assignment of IE(I) SGLC, Surat (June to August 2017)
  5. Served as project coordinator for “PBS in CZ and BRTS corridors of Surat” an assignment of IUT SVNIT, Surat (October 2016 till date)
  6. Election of Loksabha 2016 – Duty of Presiding Officer at polling booth (2 training attended)
  7. Election of SMC Corporators 2015 – Duty of Zonal Officer for 8 polling booth
  8. Election of Loksabha 2014 – Duty of Presiding Officer at polling booth (3 training attended)
  9. SUDA Revised Development Plan 2014 – Committee Expert member representative of SCET and working on Population projection for Surat Urban area (September 2013 to May 2014)
    • Appointed as expert in Sub-committee 02: Demographic studies
    • Appointed as expert in Sub-committee 08: Trade, Industries and Commerce studies
    • Lead taken for presentation in a consultative workshop organized at SGCCI on 2nd December 2013 for the targeted discussion on Industry, Trade and Commerce
    • Lead/ support for various sub-committee meetings held under RDP 2035 at SGCCI, SUDA
  10. Exam supervision – Gujarat High Court Class II Dy. Section Officer Elimination test on 15th September 2013 as Dy. Superintendent
  11. Exam supervision – Gujarat High Court Class IV Peon Elimination test on 01st September 2013 as Invigilator
  12. Projects under SRDC at Faculty of Architecture, SCET
    • SES Boys Hostel Building (May 2014 onward – Building estimation, tendering only)
    • Saputara master plan development
    • Chowk Redevelopment
    • Suvali Beach Development
  13. Exam – ISBP – Banking personnel exam Dec 2012 (2) (Entrance Test) as S. O.
  14. Exam – ISBP – Banking personnel exam Dec 2012 (1) (Entrance Test) as S. O.
  15. Exam – Teachers Eligibility Test conducted by M S University (Entrance Test) as Dy. Superintendent

Academic Research Projects:

M. E. Town & Country Planning Thesis Guide (Approved 2016-17):

  1. An assessment of social infrastructure for T.P.Schemes of West Zone, Surat (Ms. Dipal Chaudhari – Enrollment No. 150420748001)
  2. Modernization of water distribution system in West Zone of Surat using Bentley Water GEMS (Ms. Dipali B. Paneria – Enrollment No. 150420748009)
  3. Location choice modelling for Surat of South-West Zone using multi-criteria decision making (Ms. Darshika Patel – Enrollment No. 150420748010)
  4. A proposal for smart stormwater management system in West Zone of Surat (Ms. Kamini Patel – Enrollment No. 150420748011)
  5. Heritage assessment for walled city Surat using GIS (Ms. Meera R. Patel – Enrollment No. 150420748012)
  6. Peri-village area development proposal in Surat district (Ms. Pooja Roopawala – Enrollment No. 150420748015)

M. Tech. Civil (Construction Engineering) Thesis Hon. Co-Guide (Approved 2016-17):

  1. Green Building based Smart City for the Next Decade (Gandhi Robin B) at BVM College of Engineering

M. E. Town & Country Planning Thesis Guide (Approved 2015-16):

  1. Performance analysis of BRT system Surat (Ms. Tisa Agarbattiwala – Enrollment No. 140420748001)
  2. Infrastructure service assessment by indicators for economically weaker sections housing in Surat (Mr. Shivang Dabhi – Enrollment No. 140420748002)
  3. Urban sprawl pattern analysis using geo spatial techniques for Surat (Mr. Priyank P. Patel – Enrollment No. 140420748010)
  4. A comparative assessment of quality of life for zones of Surat city (Ms. Krishna R. Prajapati – Enrollment No. 140420748012)
  5. Evolution of strategic urban area expansion mechanism: a case study of Surat (Mr. Krunal Savani – Enrollment No. 140420748013)
  6. Urban land management: a case of post war city of Monrovia, Republic of Liberia. (Mr. Edmond K. P. P. Lloyd – Enrollment No. 140420748015)
  7. An analysis of urban green space in Surat (Ms. Monali K. Patel – Enrollment No. 140420748017)

M. E. Town & Country Planning Thesis Guide (Approved 2014-15):

  1. QOL and LOS assessment of relocated slum citizens: Surat case (Ms. Avani Gandhi – Enrollment No. 120420748003)
  2. Remedial measures for Traffic congestion on an arterial road in CBD: Surat Rajmarg (Ms. Sapna Shah – Enrollment No. 130420748002)
  3. Parking and land-use intervention at road intersections in T. P. Schemes of Surat (Mr. Dixit K. Joshi – Enrollment No. 130420748012)
  4. NMT approach for Planning and re-designing of major intersections of Varachha road in Surat (Mr. Siddharth S. Lukhi – Enrollment No. 130420748006)
  5. A proposal on policy framework for logistics parks in Gujarat (Ms. Daisy S. Tamakuwala – Enrollment No. 130420748010)
  6. Evolution of PPP mechanism for social infrastructure: Focusing health sector based proposal (Ms. Ravina Patel – Enrollment No. 130420748015)

M. E. Town & Country Planning Thesis Guide (Approved 2013-14):

  1. An approach for population projection of an urban area: A case study of Surat city (Mr. Naresh B. Rokad – Enrollment No. 120420748005)
  2. Urban road accident Fatality Impact Index- Modeling through a case of Surat city (Mr. Kamlesh Chandpa – Enrollment No. 120420748008)
  3. Analysis of residential location choice behavior: Study on North Zone of Surat city (Mr. Wasim Memon – Enrollment No. 120420748003)

A. M. I. E. Projects (undergraduate level) Guide:

  1. Impact of binding material replacement in concrete – an experimental exploration for self-compaction by Mr. Monu Sharma (ST-620811-3) (July 2017)
  2. A Study of vehicle movements in BRTS lane of Surat by Ms. Vaishali R. Shah (ST-593831-2) (July 2016)

B. E. Projects Guide (Approved 2016-17):

  1. Vishwakarma Yojana: Phase—IV: “An Approach towards Rurbanisation: DPR for Vaheval Village, Surat District, Gujarat” (As a Guide & Nodal Officer)
  2. Vishwakarma Yojana: Phase—IV: “An Approach towards Rurbanisation: DPR for Mahuvaria Village, Surat District, Gujarat” (As a Nodal Officer)

B. E. Projects Guide (Approved 2015-16):

  1. Pavement design of village road -a DPR based approach for tribal area from Karchelia to Dedvasan, Ta. Mahuva, Dist. Surat (Under R&B Surat Circle, Government of Gujarat)
  2. Traffic congestion evaluation using comparative land-use pattern approach for Surat
  3. Vishwakarma Yojana: Phase—III: “An Approach towards Rurbanisation: DPR for Vadi Village, Surat District, Gujarat” (As a Guide & Nodal Officer)
  4. Vishwakarma Yojana: Phase—III: “An Approach towards Rurbanisation: DPR for Baleshwar Village, Surat District, Gujarat” (As a Nodal Officer)

B. E. Projects Guide (Approved 2014-15):

  1. Road traffic crash Fatality Impact Indexing for various areas of Surat city

B. E. Projects Guide (Approved 2013-14):

  1. Land use planning for neighborhood
  2. Critical review of parking component in town planning scheme – a case study of Surat

B. E. Projects Guide (Approved 2012-13):

  1. Analysis on parking space optimization at Surat railway station
  2. Critical review of parking component in town planning scheme – a case study of Surat

 

Records updated as on 15 November 2017